Stephen Larter

Professor

Department of Geoscience

PhD - Petroleum Geochemistry

University of Newcastle, 1978

MSc - Organic geochemistry and organic petrology

University of Newcastle, 1975

BA - Natural Sciences

University of Cambridge, 1974

Contact information

Phone

Office: 403.220.7484

Location

Classroom : ES560A

Courses

  • GLGY 703 - Readings in Geology
  • GLGY 699.60 - Selected Topics in Geology (Petroleum-Origin Technology)

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Biogeochemistry
  • New and renewable energy from petroleum reservoirs
  • Carbon management
  • Petroleum biodegradation as a portal into the deep biosphere
  • Novel analytical methods for the characterisation of complex geochemical fractions
  • Accelerated deployment of climate change mitigation technologies

Awards

  • 2014 Awarded Treibs Medal-Geochemical Society
  • 2014: Elected Geochemical Fellow-Geochemical Society
  • 2014 & 2012: Awarded CSPG Medal of Merit
  • 2012: Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
  • 2009: Elected Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 2004: Elected foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters
  • 2000: Awarded The Friendship Medal of The Peoples Republic of China
  • 1998: Awarded The William Smith Medal of the Geological Society